Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 16 km northwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 15 December 2015 at 14:43 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 43 km depth
15 Dec 14:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.54°S / 71.35°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||43 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.4||43 km||16 km al NO de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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